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Deborah Spungen Writing Styles in And I Don't Want to Live This Life

Deborah Spungen
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Perspective

The author of this book, Deborah Spungen, is the mother of Nancy Spungen. The book is about Nancy's life, the nineteen years of her life before she met Sid Vicious and the short time after their acquaintance up to the day she was brutally murdered in a Chelsea Hotel room. Deborah wanted the world to know the child who was her eldest daughter. Deborah wrote of the difficulties her daughter presented for herself and her family, describing behaviors that began when Nancy was only an infant and expanding throughout her childhood. Deborah described in the book the attempts her family made to get Nancy help and to discover the origin of her problems.

The perspective of this novel is subjective. Deborah Spungen was Nancy's mother, therefore her story is from the point of view of someone who deeply loved Nancy and wanted only what was best for her...

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And I Don't Want to Live This Life from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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